Monday, 29 April 2013

The Kotheous Campaign - Pt.2: Prologue Mission - The Signal: Overview

Here is the overview for the prologue mission of my Warhammer 40,000 campaign, as introduced in my blog post here.

Follow these links for the progress of Tim’s campaign:

Starport Scramble: The Mission
Prelude to the Starport Assault
Forces present at the Starport Assault

The Space Wolves have the initiative on the first turn unless the Eldar can steal it on a roll of a 6.

Game Length

Custom – The Eldar army begin the game in reserve. The Space Wolves deploy within 12” of the left board edge

Army Size
500 points

Victory Conditions
The winner is the army that controls the objective at the end of the game, or wipes out the opposing army. All units except vehicles are scoring units.
If the objective is contested, or no-one controls it by the end of the game, the winner is decided by points scored from Secondary Objectives. If there is still no winner, the game is a draw.

The Eldar army starts the game in reserve.
The Space Wolves must deploy a HQ and TROOP choice, but any other units may remain in reserve.On turn one, roll a D6 for each unit in reserve. On a 3+ they arrive on the battlefield. From turn two, roll a D6 and on a 2+, units arrive from reserve. On turn three, any units left in reserve deploy automatically.Space Wolves arriving from reserve move in from the left table edge.
Eldar arriving from reserve roll a D6. On a 1-2, they arrive from the right table edge. On a 3-4, they arrive from the top table edge. On a 5-6, they arrive from the bottom table edge.
If the unit arriving from reserve has the Scout ability, it may choose to arrive from any table edge, including the left.

Primary Objective
The device emitting the signal on the Skyshield Landing pad in the centre of the board.

Secondary Objectives
Slay the Warlord
First Blood

Army List – Space Wolves 

Wolf Lord w/ 2 wolf claws (140)

10 Blood Claws – Power weapon, plasma pistol, plasma gun (190)

Dreadnought w/ twin-linked lascannons (135)

Rhino (35)

Total: 500 points  

Army List – Eldar 

Farseer w/ Mind War (75)

10 Dire Avengers – Exarch w/ power weapon, shimmershield and Bladestorm (162)

10 Guardians w/ starcannon+ Warlock w/ singing spear (133)

3 Jetbikes

Heavy Support
War Walker w/ 2 scatter lasers (60)

Total: 496

In the next update, we'll have the full battle report.

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